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May 23-25, 2023
Marriott Marquis San FranciscoSan Francisco, CA

Beth Beam
Lead, Global Sanctions Compliance Program at Silicon Valley Bank


Beth Beam leads the Global Sanctions Compliance Program at Silicon Valley Bank, overseeing all the pillars of the sanctions program, including system governance, risk assessment, training, screening operations, client due diligence, and policies and procedures. Prior to joining SVB, Beth was at Citigroup focused on evaluating the impacts of sanctions regulatory changes, assessing the permissibility of client activities against sanctions regulations, and liaising with the U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). At Ernst & Young, Beth assisted clients ranging from payment processing companies to large financial institutions with a number of sanctions issues, including execution of sanctions lookbacks, development of Audit Plans for Sanctions Programs, and strengthening of sanctions controls. Beth has also worked in the Enforcement Division of OFAC investigating potential violations of U.S. sanctions by large multinational companies. Beth holds a B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and an M.A. from the London School of Economics.

Agenda Sessions

  • Power Panel: Compliance As Leverage - How To Build Anti-Financial Crime Technology & Teams To Fast Track Growth